kdb+: The world’s most powerful number cruncher. “Kx offers kdb+, a high-performance column-store database with a built-in expressive query and programming language, q. Used as a central repository to store time-series data within an enterprise, kdb+ supports real-time analysis of billions of records and fast access to terabytes of historical data. ” http://kx.com/software.php

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Using Service Bus on Windows Server

Service Bus 1.0 on windows Server http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=35374


REDIS: Remote Dictionary Server, an in-memory, key-value data store

“Redis is an open-source, networked, in-memory, key-value data store with optional durability. It is written in ANSI C. The development of Redis has been sponsored by Pivotal since May 2013;[1] before that, it was sponsored by VMware.[2][3] According to the monthly ranking by DB-Engines.com, Redis is the most popular key-value store.[4]” ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redis

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ADO.NET vs LinqToSql

Performence difference between ADO.NET and LinqToSqlhttp://agilior.pt/blogs/pedro.rainho/archive/2008/07/02/4935.aspx

O/R Mapper Tips & Tricks

David Hayden’s “Another Reason LightSpeed O/R Mapper is Better Than LINQ To SQL :)”

10 Tips to Improve your LINQ to SQL Application Performance

LINQ To SQL Query Tuning for Performance Optimization

Linq Favorites

Ten LINQ MythsFurther exploration with LINQ

LINQ to Oracle support

bLinq is the “linq to SQL” for other databases. It currently supports MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle and SQLite http://linq.to/db > Linq to Oracle support is available by a third party product: Mindscape’s LightSpeed http://www.mindscape.co.nz/products/lightspeed/screencasts/gettingstarted.aspx

references: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/linqprojectgeneral/thread/bce9266a-0d90-4ea4-85d0-6166f4bf61db/ http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/linqprojectgeneral/thread/2335f6ae-47cf-4497-b007-14be21c5b8df/


Migrate from MySQL to PostgreSQL. In one command. http://pgloader.io/



Links about ADO.NET Data Services

ADO.NET Entity Frameworkhttp://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/data/aa937723.aspx#


ADO.NET Data Services Framework (formerly “Project Astoria”)http://astoria.mslivelabs.com/

ADO.NET Data Services Team Bloghttp://blogs.msdn.com/astoriateam/

ADO.NET team bloghttp://blogs.msdn.com/adonet/

Cryptography Application Block in Enterprise Library 2.0 – Part I

Cryptography Application Block in Enterprise Library 2.0 – Part Iby David Hayden ( Florida .NET Developer )

Encryption Basics Using RC4 by Security Freak

Building a DAL using Strongly Typed TableAdapters and DataTables in VS 2005 and ASP.NET 2.0

Nice article on strongly typed datasets & Data Access Layers